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Inspiring, beautiful, educational day

Infusion of cooking class and forage discovery - I joined a bunch of strangers, on a wet and wild... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2019
sopy_evans
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London, United Kingdom
Thoroughly recommend a course here!

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our day. ('Feast and Forage Day'). The food was DELICIOUS... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Holiday_for_2
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London
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Fat Hen is a Foraging & Wild Food Cookery School, established in 2007, in West Cornwall, by Caroline Davey. Fat Hen's bespoke hand crafted kitchen and teaching space is located in a restored granite barn on a farm in Cornwall. Beautiful natural...more
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Boscawen-noon Farm, St Buryan TR19 6EH, England
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Reviewed 5 January 2019

Infusion of cooking class and forage discovery - I joined a bunch of strangers, on a wet and wild November day, and loved every moment of it. I don't think I've learnt so much in a day, ate more delicious food, or felt more connected...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sopy_evans
Reviewed 31 October 2018

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our day. ('Feast and Forage Day'). The food was DELICIOUS (plenty of it!) and the setting and ambiance relaxed and chilled. We enjoyed helping prepare our group's meal with all dishes containing locally foraged ingredients. During the day we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Holiday_for_2
Reviewed 16 October 2018

If you are interested or care about what we are eating and where it comes from then this experience is well worth trying out. You wouldn't believe the taste and quality of ingredients that are freely available and mostly ignored. We were shown incredible seaweeds,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

If you want to buy a gift for a foodie , this is one to buy Met at 0930 and there were 12 of us for the day The school is in an old barn , nicely converted Started with a few demonstrations . Then...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MarkTaunton
Reviewed 12 September 2018

I had spotted the seaweed foraging course a while back and, as I live by the sea, thought this would be a great place to learn what to look for, what to pick and how to cook it. I was not disappointed. The venue is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank richstokoe
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I bought this as a present for my wife (who couldn’t make it), so I’ll have to book again! A lovely morning on the coast path from Treen to Porthmeor for a 2.5 hour foraging walk where we learnt lots about edible plants and flowers...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DelCrookes
Reviewed 26 June 2018

What a superb day I had with my daughter and 12 other people, foraging along the Cornish coast with Caroline, our guide from Fat hen. She is so knowledgeable and talented showing us many plants along the coastline which were edible and some to avoid....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed a day with Caroline - starting with tea, coffee and homemade flapjack, started prepping lunch, including nettle tea with the nettles that went into pasta, then went for a walk round the coastal area learning loads about the plants and what was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TheHardinghams
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Interesting and fun day foraging for plants on the coast, cooking and eating at Boscawen-noon. Excellent.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank neilreid2018
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Started with foraging along the coast. Caroline, our expert guide, showed how many different edible wild plants can be found, and how to identify them safely. The chef, Robert, expertly demonstrated all the steps in cooking our Feast and we learnt how to prepare a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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